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Chime in: How important would the camera be on a 'Surface phone?'

Would the camera on a "Surface phone," if Microsoft releases one, be a deciding factor for you if it was bad? We want to know. We love the cameras on our smartphones. To many, cameras are an incredibly important factor when it comes to buying a new device. Show More Summary

Roamit for Windows 10 lets you share files, photos, and your clipboard across devices

Windows generally does a good job connecting hardware, but you can take that connection further with Roamit. The app allows you to open a link from one device on another device, and it also lets you send photos and files between devices. Show More Summary

Xbox One X hits China this November, preorders at ¥3,999 next month

Microsoft has unveiled preorder details for the Xbox One X in China, with a simultaneous launch to core western markets. The debut of the Xbox One X is rapidly approaching and as of today, Microsoft has kicked off preorders for the standard edition of the device. Show More Summary

How Apple's new Face ID compares to Microsoft's Windows Hello

Is there a difference between Apple's and Microsoft's two facial-recognition technologies? Convenience and security are often at odds in the tech world, but that hasn't stopped most companies from attempting to fuse the two. With Microsoft, we have Windows Hello, a biometric system that can log you in with a fingerprint, or facial or iris scans. Show More Summary

Poll: Are you preordering Microsoft's Xbox One X standard edition?

The standard edition of Microsoft's shiny new game console, the Xbox One X, is expected to be available for preorder today. Are you in? The very first Xbox One X preorders went live last month, for the "Project Scorpio" edition, which is mostly the same console with a few minor design tweaks. Show More Summary

Why NVIDIA's GTX 1080 Ti is the best GPU for 4K gaming

Yes, 4K gaming is here. How good is it with NVIDIA's GTX 1080 Ti graphics chip? While the upcoming Xbox One X is promising 4K gaming at up to 60 frames per second (FPS), in the PC world you need some serious hardware to achieve that standard. Show More Summary

How to disable SMBv1 to protect your Windows PC from malicious attacks

Your PC may be vulnerable to attacks — use this guide to disable the Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 (v1) protocol on Windows 10. Recent ransomware attacks, including WannaCry and Petya, both wreaked havoc on hundreds of thousands...Show More Summary

Check out 8 minutes of 4K Xbox One X gameplay (video)

Get a taste of what the Xbox One X offers, with our 4K gameplay highlight reel. Preorders for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One X have finally gone live, with less than two months remaining until the slated launch. Promising to deliver various...Show More Summary

Over 130 'Xbox One X Enhanced' games announced so far

New Xbox One X Enhanced games have been uncovered, bumping the list to over 130 titles. The Xbox One X release looms ahead in the months to come and since its reveal back at E3 2017, Microsoft has shared a fair amount about its next flagship device. Show More Summary

Xbox One X pre-orders are going live today, here are all the links you need!

The Xbox One X is Microsoft's next console, and it's a beast. The 6 TF monster is designed to power 4K experiences, providing the best visuals for all games across all consoles. The Xbox One X can also do everything your Xbox One S can do, but better, providing better visuals even on HD TVs. Show More Summary

5 Xbox One X Enhanced games we love (a lot)

After spending nearly 10 hours with the Xbox One X prior to launch, these are our top titles so far. Less than two months remain until Microsoft's upcoming flagship console, the Xbox One X, hits store shelves worldwide. Following its...Show More Summary

Hands-on with Xbox One's original-Xbox backward compatibility

After spending some time with original Xbox backward compatibility, we can say you should expect a wave of nostalgia this fall. Previously this year, as a part of the E3 2017 Xbox press conference, Microsoft announced an expansion of its backward compatibility program to original Xbox titles. Show More Summary

Windows 10 build 16291 for Insiders now rolling out in the Fast ring

A new Insider Preview build for Insiders on PC is rolling out with more fixes and changes before sign off! Microsoft is rolling out another almost-final build of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update for Insiders in the Fast ring, packing a few more last minute bug fixes and changes before the company signs off on this release....

Kensington Keyed Cable Lock now available for Surface Pro

Kensington has unveiled a new cable lock build just for the Surface Pro. Kensington is a company known for its secure locks, and now it is applying that expertise to the Surface Pro....

Xbox boss would have liked to see accidental Fortnite cross-play stay on

It may have been a mistake, but even Xbox boss Phil Spencer would have like to see Fortnite cross-play stay on. If you've been paying attention to news around Epic Games' online shooter Fortnite recently, you'll be aware of a cross-play snafu that temporarily let Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players play together....

PUBG cosmetics worth the most money in Steam trades

Did you know you can buy and sell cosmetic items for PlayerUnknown's Battleground (PUBG)? Some of these items go for ridiculous amounts of money, and we rounded up the top earners. Cosmetic items for PUBG can be bought and sold on various platforms, including Steam. Show More Summary

Windows 10 build 16278 ISOs, 16288 SDK preview now available

Windows Insiders can now get their hands on the ISO files for Windows 10 Preview build 16278. Windows 10 preview build 16278 first hit the Insider Slow ring at the beginning of September, and now it's available to download as an ISO as well....

Amazon's a hero with tons of Marvel comics on sale, including some freebies

Dive into this Marvel comics sale and experience more of your favorite hero's greatest moments and defeats! Any good Marvel fan has been counting the days 'til Thor: Ragnarok arrives in theaters to continue Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Show More Summary

How to add app shortcuts to the Start menu manually on Windows 10

Did you install an app and isn't appearing in the All apps list? If so, in this guide, we'll show you the steps to manually add a shortcut to the Start menu on Windows 10. On Windows 10, as part of the installation process, apps usually add a shortcut or folder in the Start menu to make easier to open them. Show More Summary

Windows Central Podcast 64: What's coming in RS4?

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk the Redstone 4 features, new Insider builds, PWA's and the Apple event! We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week, Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden...Show More Summary

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